Ex-President of El Salvador was sentenced to 10 years for money laundering

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September 13 2018

On Wednesday, El Salvador’s court sentenced former President Antonio Saku to 10 years’ imprisonment after he admitted his guilt in embezzlement and laundering of budget funds in excess of $ 300 million, the report said.

As reported by Reuters, Saka received five years for money laundering and another five for embezzlement. He will also be forced to return the stolen $ 260 million to the state budget.